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SHE RECOVERS® is an international movement of women (self-identified) in or seeking recovery from a wide variety of issues, including substance use disorders and other behavioral health issues, trauma, abuse, codependency, cancer, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism and other life challenges.We envision a future where women from diverse backgrounds have the access, resources, support and freedoms necessary to cultivate individualized and holistic pathways in order to find health, sustain long-term recovery, achieve their potential, and help other women to do the same.SHE RECOVERS® creates welcoming spaces and transformative opportunities – online and in real life – to connect, support and empower recovering women.

Episode Date
Episode 18: SHAMEBOOTH with Paula Williams

Artist and activist Paula Williams talks with Erin about her interactive art installation, SHAMEBOOTH, a groundbreaking live experience that asks you to speak — and own — your shame. In a wide-ranging conversation, Erin and Paula talk how recovery changes our marriages, workaholism, the shame of grieving and their mutual love of Brené Brown.

To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 17: Tell Better Stories with Erin Shaw Street

Erin Shaw Street is a writer, editor and creator whose media project, Tell Better Stories, challenged media and marketing professionals to question their role in how alcohol is promoted and glamorized to women. In this episode, Erin Wickersham talks with Erin about her work and how it is evolving. The Erins also talk about prohibition, how to be an activist without the “fight,” parenting and moving through life without a plan.

To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.


Aug 26, 2019
Episode 15: Pamela Devenport's Badass Recovery

Taryn talks with Pamela Devenport, who was kidnapped and held for ransom at age 18. The event and subsequent unhealed trauma "detonated" her use of alcohol. After years of using substances and distractions to avoid her pain, Pamela eventually sought help and is now passionate about breaking the stigma surrounding addiction. She is a certified SHE RECOVERS Coach, an educator, as well as founder of the platform, My Badass Recovery. Her mission is to create clarity and empowerment around addition and recovery.

Pamela's Insight Timer Meditation "Owning  your Truth"
Pamela's Insight Timer Meditation "Being your Best Friend"   

To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 16: It's Not Your Money with Tosha Silver

Tosha Silver is a teacher and author who challenges us to change our sense of identify from “struggling human” to Divine Source of Love. Her latest book, “It's Not Your Money: How to Live Fully from Divine Abundance,” focuses on ways we can create financial wellness and a healthier relationship with money. No matter what your current financial situation, Tosha’s teachings will expand your perception of what is possible in your life.

To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 14: Taryn's Ayahuasca Experience

Taryn shares the lessons she has learned from using the plant medicine Ayahuasca. She tells how incorporating this modality into her patchwork of recovery has helped her to stay true to herself. She also addresses many of the questions she received after posting about her experience on her Instagram page.

To visit the SHE RECOVERS website, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Facebook Page, click here.
SHE RECOVERS Instagram Page, click here.

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 13: Dear Women in 12 Step Programs

Dawn shares what has been in her heart and on her mind as a woman in a 12 step program. She starts a conversation that requires urgency, as well as gentle thoughtfulness. 

Aug 26, 2019
Episode 12: Addicted To Hope

Deanna Axe lost her daughter and grandson to addiction. Her story will break your heart, help mend it, move you to find ways of reaching those in pain, and forever change how you talk with your own children about drugs and addiction.

Deanna is a SHE RECOVERS® Coach and founder of Addicted to Hope. Her work is dedicated to addiction education and support, fighting for the end of "rock bottom" treatment practices, and ending the shame and stigma of the disease of addiction. 

You can find out more about Deanna and her work at Addicted to Hope.

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 11: Monica Lewinsky, the Dixie Chicks, Alanis Morissette and Me

Part of remembering yourself is looking at the totality of our experiences and teasing out behaviors from causes. It is understanding how your individual story is impacted and connected to the wider story of Culture. In this episode, Erin reflects on Monica Lewinsky, the Dixie Chicks, Alanis Morissette and the surprising ways our stories overlap with one another. 

You can read more of Erin’s work and sign up for her monthly newsletter, “Stories Are Medicine,” on her website

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 10: Soulful Simplicity

We live in a world where no matter what/how much we have, we never seem to have enough. In this episode, author Courtney Carver shares her decade-long search to find a life of Soulful Simplicity by dialing back her ego and listening to her heart. 

She describes this work as “radically simplified change done gently,” and offers fun lifestyle challenges that will inspire you to free yourself from unnecessary things, harmful expectations and the excesses of our chronically busy lives. 

Courtney’s website is Be More With Less. Her book is “Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More.”

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 9: Unpickled

Eight years ago, Jean McCarthy began an anonymous sober blog to keep herself accountable and connect with others. Today, she is an award-winner author and podcaster – but more importantly to Jean, she is wholly the woman, friend, wife, grandmother and matriarch she always knew herself to be. Jean’s story of becoming “Unpickled,” and learning to fully embrace her gifts, will surprise you with its rawness and beauty.

You can find out more about Jean and link to both her podcast and blog, on her website

Jean and Taryn mentioned two songs that inspire Jean. Those were:

My Oh My, Punch Brothers

Ong Namo, Snatam Kaur

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 8: Loving Kindness Meditation

Join Taryn for a heart healing, guided meditation.

A beautiful and potent practice to support your journey of cultivating compassion, forgiveness and self love. Loving Kindness meditation is also an amazing resource for those seeking freedom from shame or stuck in a cycle of blame.

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 7: When Your Mother Dies

Losing your mother is not something many of us ever truly recover from. If you loved your mom so much that you are practically certain that you can’t go on, SHE RECOVERS® founder Dawn Nickel has a few things she would like to share with you – beautiful, painful truths she has learned from the loss of her own mother. 

You can also read this piece on the SHE RECOVERS blog.

Jul 15, 2019
Episode 6: Forgiveness: The Journey Home

We are so excited for Ester Nicholson to join us on the SR Podcast! Ester is a recovery coach, author, speaker and recording artist. You may remember Ester from our SHE RECOVERS® LA conference in September 2018. She led one of the most popular breakout sessions of that event, the FINDING FORGIVENESS WORKSHOP.

Ester talks about how healing our past hurts and traumas can awaken us to our authentic, amazing and powerful selves. She also gifts us with a beautiful "Prayer of Forgiveness."

You can find more about Ester and her amazing work on her website,

Jun 02, 2019
Episode 5: My Resentment Gems

How do our marriages and partnerships evolve as our recovery deepens and grows? For Erin, her "resentment gems" kept her in a story where her marriage was safe as long as both she and her husband stayed in the prescribed roles: angry wife, distracted provider. 

It was a vicious, but familiar, cycle. Until the day the cycle fell apart.

May 30, 2019
Episode 4: Let's Not Talk About Bottoms

Taryn is in Mexico on a SHE RECOVERS® retreat but manages to pull herself away from the beach to call Erin Wickersham, co-host of the SHE RECOVERS® podcast. Taryn and Erin talk about the need to change and expand the language of recovery; and Erin shares how her stories of motherhood and relationships have shifted from "work/harsh" to "joy/soft."

Taryn’s interview on the Bubble Hour

Erin’s interview on the Bubble Hour


Oprah’s interview with Charles Eisenstein, author of A More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible.

May 27, 2019
Episode 1: We Are All Recovering From Something

In the first SHE RECOVERS® podcast episode, SHE RECOVERS® founder Dawn Nickel shares what "we are all recovering from something" means to her and what fundamental truth she has discovered in her three decades of recovery.  

May 21, 2019
Episode 3: Showing Up, Anyways

Taryn shares about the importance of showing up - even when it's the last thing you want to do, even when you're terrified - and how she is recovering her voice through the SHE RECOVERS® podcast. She talks about how embarking on this new creative project reminds her of her early days as a yoga teacher, which was another experience that terrified and expanded her in all the best ways.  

May 25, 2018
Episode 2: The Story of SHE RECOVERS®

Taryn shares the story of how SHE RECOVERS® evolved from a mother/daughter duo with an inspiring Facebook page to an international movement creating welcoming spaces and transformative opportunities for women seeking recovery.

May 23, 2018